Football

DeMarcusHarris

  • position Wide Receiver
  • height 6-1
  • Weight 183
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Vero Beach, Fla.
  • High school Vero Beach

2020 – r-Freshman

  • Started in seven of 11 games played
  • Fourth on the team in receptions with 14 catches for 87 yards, averaging 6.7 yards per catch
  • Tied his career high with four catches and had a career-best 33 yards vs. Vanderbilt
  • Earned his first career start vs. Mississippi State
  • Caught a career-high four passes for 25 yards at Auburn

2019 – Freshman

  • Redshirt season
  • Saw action in three games (Toledo, Eastern Michigan, and UT Martin)
  • Totaled a tackle on special teams vs. Toledo
  • Mid-year enrollee

High School

  • Considered one of the nation’s top 150 receivers
  • A three-star recruit according to 247sports.com and ESPN.com
  • Became Treasure Coast’s career record holder with 2,864 receiving yards
  • Only Treasure Coast player to register back-to-back 1,000-yard receiving seasons
  • Had 1,582 receiving yards with 73 receptions and 16 touchdowns as a senior
  • Had eight games with at least 100 receiving yards, including a season-high 238 receiving yards on five catches vs. Treasure Coast High School on Oct. 12
  • Averaged 131.8 receiving yards per game for the Indians in 2018, helping them finish 11-1 with the loss coming in the 8-A regional final
  • Recorded 43 catches for 1,001 yards and 11 scores in 2017 and led Vero Beach to the regional finals
  • Earn first-team all-area and all-state honors
  • 2017 Class 8A Player of the Year candidate
  • An all-around athlete who also excelled in basketball and track and field
  • Chose Kentucky over Syracuse, Purdue and UCF

Personal

  • Born in Seaford, Delaware
  • Son of Marc and Takeisha Harris
  • Siblings are Kyra Isler, Kourtney Harris, and Pashence Harris
  • Father, Marc, played minor league baseball for the Chicago White Sox from 1991-93; Served as DeMarcus’ wide receivers coach in high school
  • Major is communication

DeMarcus Says

  • His nickname is “Dee”
  • The thing he’s looking forward to the most this season is getting better everyday
  • After his football career, he would like to be a sports commentator
  • One word to describe him on the field is “explosive”
  • The best advice he’s ever received is “be patient and work hard”
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